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Re: John Hollinger's Rebound Rate

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  • John Hollinger
    Dean s got it. The thing that trips people some times is that the team minutes, if they aren t the sum of individual minutes, have to be multiplied by five. I
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 22, 2004
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      Dean's got it. The thing that trips people some times is that the
      team minutes, if they aren't the sum of individual minutes, have to
      be multiplied by five. I believe that would make your totals
      between .04 and .225, which is exactly what you should be getting.



      --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "Dean Oliver" <deano@r...>
      wrote:
      > --- In APBR_analysis@yahoogroups.com, "nickouli5" <NikoTMP@g...>
      wrote:
      > > I have been trying to figure this out for a while....
      > >
      > > But can someone please tell me how to CALCULATE REBOUNDING RATE
      > > based on Hollingers equation? I used the one he mentions in the
      > > book and I get #'s ranging from .200 to like 1.100, NOTHING like
      the
      > > #'s should be.
      > >
      > > Can someone please do a sample calculation for me?
      >
      > I never remember what it was John did, but I think it was
      >
      > REB/MIN/(TMREB + OPPREB)*TMMIN/5
      >
      > So the average is 10%, or 1 in 10 because there are 10 guys on the
      > court. That's what I use if it's not what John uses because it's
      > really intuitive to have things that can be compared to # of players
      > on the court or on a team. A guy who gets 20% of all available
      > rebounds is doing about twice the work as a "normal" player...
      >
      > DeanO
      >
      > Dean Oliver
      > Author, Basketball on Paper
      > http://www.basketballonpaper.com
      > "Basketball on Paper is a revolutionary strike for statistical
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